Enhancing our natural resources
Environmental campaigner and former Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth in Scotland, Stan Blackley, is the latest of our backstage interviews from the Yes Scotland launch.
As Stan says, an independent Scotland will enable us to enhance and protect our natural environment and it will mean decisions on these crucial areas will be taken by the people of Scotland. If you agree with Stan, sign the Yes Declaration today.
Creating a Scottish public energy company would be a tremendous legacy to leave for future generations. We could start building it right now, if local authorities used their borrowing power to invest in profitable sources of green energy - by Patrick Harvie, Scottish Green Party
Scotland’s renewables revolution continues to strengthen, with record levels of renewable power produced. In an extraordinary contrast, the Independent yesterday published a report showing how Britain as a whole is the third lowest producer of renewables in the EU.
Major Perth-based energy firm, SSE, has now confirmed that it expects that “a single energy market in Great Britain would be the most likely outcome in the event of a Yes vote”. This is a welcome confirmation of a simple reality: we will continue to work closely together across these islands after Yes.
In a rare moment of common sense, David Cameron told STV that as Prime Minister of rUK he would "absolutely" support an independent Scotland's application to join the European Union.